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Pope Francis Says Homosexuality in the Church 'Worries' Him


Francis says men with homosexual tendencies should not be admitted to the Catholic clergy, which aligns with the stereotype that gay men molest children at far higher rates than heterosexuals.

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Pope Francis has often been touted as one of the more progressive popes in the history of the Catholic Church, but his new book "The Strength of Vocation" offers a less welcoming side to the men who oversee 1.2 billion Catholics across the globe. To curb the decades-old molestation scandal, which targets young boys he is suggesting to ban homosexuals from serving as priests.

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The Trump administration instituted a new policy that will deny visas to unmarried, same-sex partners of foreign diplomats and United Nations officials and employees.

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Alaska Airlines Under Fire for Separating Gay Couple on Flight to Give Seats to Heterosexual Couple

"We could not bear the feeling of humiliation for an entire cross-country flight and left the plane," David Cooley said in a Facebook post.

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Alaska Airlines is apologizing for an act of blatant discrimination against a same-sex couple, but the damage is already done as #BoycottAlaskaAirlines is circulating social media.

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Racist NFL Reporter's Tweets Exposed

Clearly, The NFL is chock full of racists.

The NFL seems to have a penchant for employing racists. The league has been plagued with racism from the owners, coaches and now reporters.

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New York Times Under Fire for 'Homophobic' Animated Cartoon of Trump and Putin: Video

The video caption reads, "Donald Trump's not-so-secret admiration for Vladimir Putin plays out in a teenager's bedroom."

The New York Times' animated cartoon depicting Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin as gay lovers has gone viral, being viewed more than 1.3 million times on Twitter alone. But the newspaper is facing backlash from LGBTQ advocates calling the cartoon "homophobic."

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Homophobe Threatens Lesbian Couple, Calls Woman ‘Gay Pride-a** B*tch,’ Cop Does Nothing: Video

The cop made a "judgment call" and returned to more pressing matters, one of the women said.

A video of a homophobic man verbally harassing a lesbian couple has made its way around the Internet. What's not caught on camera, though, is a police officer refusing to document the incident.

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George Takei Was Falsely Labeled a Sexual Predator

Even though an accuser's accusations against the actor were spotty, the public was quick to believe stereotypes about gay men.

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Actor George Takei was accused of being a sexual predator based on weak evidence and lumped into a group of despicable men, including Harvey Weinstein. It seems the ignorant stereotype that gay men are sexual predators or pedophiles may have fueled the public's acceptance of the story.

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Vickers "Vic" Cunningham, a former Dallas judge who's running in the Republican primary runoff election for Dallas county commissioner on Tuesday, decided to provide his children a monetary incentive to condone homophobia and racism. Cunningham set up a living trust with a clause rewarding his children if they marry a white, straight Christian.

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Judge Discriminating Against Lesbian Parents Recuses Himself

A Utah judge reversed his decision to remove the couple's foster child from their home, but organizations are actively seeking his impeachment.

A judge who called for the removal of a foster child from her lesbian foster parents has officially removed himself from the case following growing criticism and calls for an investigation of the judge's practices as well as his impeachment.

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Law Firm Representing Kim Davis Deemed Hate Group

"A group that regularly portrays gay people as perverse, diseased pedophiles putting Western civilization at risk are way, way over the line," said Mark Potok, a senior official from the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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The Southern Poverty Law Center has classified the Liberty Counsel, the law firm representing Kentucky county Clerk Kim Davis, as a hate group, the Associated Press reported this week. According to Mark Potok, a senior official from the SPLC, the group has gone "way, way over the line."

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Mormons Consider Ending Relationship With Boy Scouts

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed disappointment following the Boy Scouts of America's acceptance of gay scout leaders — but not all religious groups share same sentiment.

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Following an executive committee meeting proposing to end a ban on gay troop leaders, the Boy Scouts of America's national executive board voted on Monday in favor of officially lifting the ban — "effective immediately," according to the BSA's website.

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Study: Bullying of Gay Kids Starts Early and Often

The research shows gay, lesbian or bisexual youths are bullied more than other children even long before they identify their sexuality.

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